Abstract Writing Workshop for 2021 ADSA Conference

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Posted By: Rea Dennis
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Date Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021

Abstract Writing Workshop for 2021 ADSA Conference
Monday 19th July
10:00am – 12:00pm

About the workshop
This workshop aims to support you to develop your abstract for the upcoming conference. Given the way the opportunities to present and network have been impacted by covid-19 over the past 18 months we hope this workshop will give the confidence and impetus to get out there present your research. This workshop is for any ECRs/PG students who wants to present and this year’s conference and would like some additional support to get there. Writing mentors include Emma Willis, Chris Hay, and Yoni Prior.

Organised by Kathryn Roberts-Parker and Anita Hallewas (ADSA PG/ECR reps)

To confirm attendance or if you have any questions please email kathryn.roberts-parker@newcastle.ac.uk and a.hallewas@student.unsw.edu.au

Join Zoom Meeting using this link:

Meeting ID: 986 0964 2285
Passcode: ADSA21

We have two writing mentors confirmed. We hope to also include a writing mentor from AotearoaNZ.

About the Writing Mentors

Dr Chris Hay - Chris is an ARC DECRA Senior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Theatre History at the University of Queensland. In his research, Chris is particularly interested in what funded cultural output can tell us about national pre-occupations and anxieties. He is Deputy Editor of Performance Paradigm, and an Associate Editor of the journal Theatre, Dance and Performance Training for which he is currently co-editing a Special Issue on Performer Training in Australia.

Dr Yoni Prior - Yoni Prior has worked as a performer, animateur, director, dramaturg, translator and writer with theatre and dance companies in Australia, the Middle East and Europe. She served on the Australia Council Theatre Board, was Chair of the Big West Festival, and is currently on the Board of Back to Back Theatre. She is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, The University of Melbourne. Between 1991 and 2019 she was a Senior Lecturer and Course Director of Drama (1997 - 2017) at Deakin University. 

Her doctoral research focused on contemporary Australian rehearsal processes, and she has created digital theatre collaborations between Deakin University, the University of Amsterdam, the British Museum and Cambridge University. She has published on contemporary performance practice, practice as research, dramaturgy in dance and theatre, rehearsal practice, performance and disability, intercultural performance, intermediate theatre, performer training and repertoire development. Yoni is the journal editor of Australasian Drama Studies